General Meeting Minutes for 1953

A General Meeting of the British Mathematical Colloquium was held in the Assembly Rooms, Durham on September 9th 1953 at 8p.m.

Professor Milne-Thomson was in the chair.

  1. The minutes of the General Meeting held at Greenwich in 1952 were read and approved.

  2. The accounts for the colloquium held at Greenwich were approved.

  3. The chairman informed the meeting that an invitation had been received through Professor Hodge to hold the next meeting of the colloquium in Cambridge but pointed out that the International Congress was meeting in Amsterdam in September 1954. After some discussion it was decided
    (a) that a meeting of the colloquium be held in 1954,
    (b) that this meeting be in Cambridge from the 5th to 9th of April,
    (c) that the University of Cambridge be thanked for their invitation.

  4. The following members retired from the Committee:

    A C AITKEN,
    H DAVENPORT,
    M H A NEWMAN,
    H R PITT,
    J H C WHITEHEAD.

  5. The following members were elected to the Committee:

    E F COLLINGWOOD,
    P J HILTON,
    A J MACINTYRE,
    D E RUTHERFORD,
    J H C WHITEHEAD.

  6. A vote of thanks was passed to the organisers of the colloquium.

Minutes signed by J L Burchnall (7-4-54) and J V Whitworth (Organising Secretary September 1953).